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In the lead up to the Easter bank holiday weekend, the Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland have issued a joint water safety appeal.   The organisations and are asking people to take some basic precautions to stay safe when they visit the coast or participate in water activities,…

The RNLI are advising people to stay away from the water during Storm Arwen. A Status Yellow warning for high winds has been issued for Donegal and a seperate one for Sligo and Mayo ahead of Storm Arwen. The warnings are valid from 3pm this afternoon with Met Eireann predicting…

The Irish Coast Guard and RNLI have issued water warnings for the north west region ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend. The respective warning have been made after recent demand for their services. The Coast Guard and RNLI are expecting a busy May Bank Holiday weekend on the coasts and…

RNLI lifesaving crews in County Donegal launched their all-weather and in-shore lifeboats 56 times last year, bringing 82 people to safety. Twenty-one of those launches were during the hours of darkness. Bundoran RNLI launched 18 times last year, coming to the aid of 19 people. The figures have been released…

The Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are issuing appeals for people to be safe if near water this Bank Holiday weekend. People are being asked to stay away from the edges of waterways within their 5k boundaries over Easter. While the weather is beginning to get warmer, water…

People visiting Coney Island in Sligo Bay can now find out the all-important tide times at the press of a button. The Sligo Bay RNLI’s Text the Tide is now up and running again. Details of the safe crossing times can be found by texting the word Coney to 51155.…

An investigation is underway into the death of a young RNLI volunteer on Arranmore Island off County Donegal.   26 year old Leigh Early got trapped underwater when his car slipped off a pier into the sea yesterday morning.   A passenger managed to get out of the car and…